Tag Archives: Santa Barbara County

Two Reds From J

The wine tasting from J Vineyards & Winery was thoroughly enjoyable. The winery began in 1986 by Judy Jordan, the daughter of Tom Jordan, founder of Jordan Vineyard & Winery fame. The father and daughter team began as equal partners, … Continue reading

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Tom’s Oyster Bar

It has been a little quiet around here, so I have been digging into my boxes of labels looking at the back side of them for a restaurant that I can write about. Tom’s Oyster Bar used to have four … Continue reading

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Two Chardonnays

Ms. Yoga while she was in town for holidays, spent a full day with us and she had a full itinerary, but of plans that she wanted to accomplish as well. I was off that day, but I declined to … Continue reading

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A Crush

I have carried a secret crush, maybe not so secret crush for Sophia Loren, almost all of my life, and let us say I aspire big. Ever since I was a kid and dragged along by my parents to the … Continue reading

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Until Next Time

Ms. Yoga finally finished her high school reunion and she was staying with us for the night, before she was going to the airport to go home. Of course the Casa de Raconteur was all set to prepare the lodging … Continue reading

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For the Graduates

There are certain things that one encounters in life that goes in cycles. Weddings, religious rites and of course graduations, and it is partly from one’s age. My Bride and I have cycled through all of our friend’s weddings, and … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting at Gravity

Gravity Bar & Grill is a delightful restaurant in downtown Milford, Michigan. I have written about Milford in past articles, as I really enjoy the quaintness of the community and I really enjoy the downtown area. I am really surprised … Continue reading

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